Published Monday, 17 September 2012
The incident happened one Friday night. (© UTV)
The incident took place in the Earlscourt Street area shortly after 9.15pm.
The man was disturbed by a banging on the window of his home - when he went outside he was confronted by two unknown men, one of them armed with a gun.
The pair ran off along the street before turning and opening fire on the man.
He was not injured but has been left badly shaken.
Police said a motive for the attack has not been established, however they have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.